An olive-headed sea snake
caught by Blanche D'Anastasi.
Amino acid sequence of the alpha and beta globin chains of the Hiroo sea snake
The study revealed one species of sea snake
, Hydrophis pacificus, to be most at risk from trawling.
An official of the exhibition said, ''It is rare for a sea snake
to live this long.''
Unfortunately, although turtles and crocodilians occur there, they have not been detailed, although four species of fossil sea snakes
(see Table 2) from the locality are well known (Parmley and Case 1988; Holman and Case 1992).
So his sea snake
looked like it might have been formed by its pressure-packed environment.
The final section, on peptide toxins, contains a review of the work on conotoxins, the biologically active peptides in cone snail venom; sea anemone polypeptide toxins that affect sodium channels; and chapters on sea snake
venom (neurotoxins), the cytolytic peptides found in sea anemones, some natural jellyfish toxins, plus an article on pardaxin, the neurotoxic polypeptide from the Red Sea Moses sole, Pardachirus marmoratus, which targets gills and pharynx of aquatic animals and is eyed as a shark repellant.
The 23-year-old from Poole, Dorset, is the first known person to die from a sea snake
bite in Australia.
by MATTHEW YOUNG and CHRIS KITCHING A BACKPACKER suffered an agonising death after being bitten by a sea snake
while working on a trawler in Australia.
The major families of snakes in India are elapidae which includes common cobra, king cobra and common krait; viperidae includes Russell's viper, saw scaled viper and pit vipers and hydrophiidae (sea snake
As we walked across the sea, we came across uniquely colorful seaweed, sea turtles, spiky Ritza fish, crabs with huge claws, a sea snake
and one particularly frightening sea eel, which we had to run away from.